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. martha: oh, boy. what a scary story from that poor woman. reporter paul milican from waga in atlanta has more from gordon county, georgia. >> we are in is a nor have -- sonoraville, georgia which got hit hard behind me. tough to imagine what this used to be. this was a towing company and this was the sign for it right here, after for theable towing. the owners are here and as you can imagine they're in shock. this is one of the most incredible things i have ever seen. this used to be carpet. you see it over there, it was completely shredded by the tornado. there are also of course pieces of cars, there are pieces of houses. looked like this right here was a christmas ornament which is sitting on the grass. who knows where that came from. we talked to the owners who are here right now. this is their first time looking at the devastation. they say as you can imagine, they're in shock. martha: thanks to paul from waga in atlanta. bill: what a remarkable to think it is january and we're talking about tornados. martha: so true. bill: new signs of volatility in the american job market. these a
is live in atlanta on this story now. what happened, elizabeth? >> reporter: melinda herman was home alone with her children last friday when she called her husband donnie. he was at work in atlanta. they live 45 minutes west of atlanta. she heard an intruder break it into her home. that is when she called her husband. the phone call you're listening to is between her husband and the 911 operator. he was on another phone. he had just taken his wife to a gun range to teach her how to shoot the gun. listen. >> he is in the bedroom. relax. just remember, everything that i showed you. everything that i taught you, all right? she shot him. she is shooting him. she's shooting him. she's shooting him. she's shooting him. >> okay. shoe shoot him gain!. shoot him! oh, no. >> she came out of the attic. she is screaming at him? >> she shot him a lot. >> reporter: police say melinda herman shot paul slater five times hitting him in the face. the mug shot we have is from 2008. bill? bill: just to be clear, elizabeth. he is talking to 911 operate or one phone and listening to his wife on another is that
in the future, right? jonathan serrie is live in atlanta with more on this how would they learn from the pilots, john than? >> reporter: if you go inside of a cockpit you see the pilots are going over checklists to make sure all of their equipment is working properly and that all of the pilots are on board with the same flight plan. well now doctors are finding that they can drastically reduce surgical errors by adopting a few simple yet highly effective practices. watch. nascar pit crews use them. pilots use them. and now doctors are starting to use checklists to reduce medical errors. >> the data shows decreased mortality. decreased complications for our patients and that is the most important thing. >> reporter: dr. john sweeney employs checklists before, during and after surgeries at emory university hospital making sure his team performs the correct procedure on the right patient and counting each item used in the surgery. >> the role of the checklist is to help take care of simple things so the health care team can really focus on the areas that need their brilliance and need improvizatio
. jonathan serrie live in atlanta where the cdc is head qaur ird. -- headquartered. is that the term, jonathan. >> reporter: cdc is staying away from epidemic. the flu is high in some states flu is at epidemic proportions. in other areas the cdc says the flu is at ebb and flow. it may be showing signs of diminishing in some regions such as portions of the south. they're not calling this a national epidemic. they say the ebb and flow is typical of flu seasons and they are going to update us around the numbers around 10:00 this morning. so they are still urging people to go out and get vaccinated because flu may continue to be with us for the weeks ahead, even in these areas where the flu appears to be easing up somewhat. they say that especially children, the elderly and people with underlying health conditions should get vaccinated, bill. bill: what about the vaccinations? has it prompted an uptick in those flu vaccinations? >> reporter: all the media coverage and anecdotal stories you may have heard from family and friends how bad this year's flu is prompted a lot of people to go ou
is live in atlanta on this story year teaching cursive writing in schools and importance of it. indiana lawmakers are talking about a plan that could teach cursive handwriting to students. the education department dropped cursive writing as a requirement. they expected students to be more efficient in typing. this handwriting folks, it is a dying art. bill: you teach your kids to write letters, right? martha: absolutely. bill: good, smart, cool etiquette. martha: absolutely. bill: well-done. eye-popping numbers, bringing new calls to reform the u.s. tax code. we spend 6 billion hours a year doing taxes, folks. fox business network's charles payne with more on this how are you doing, charles? >> i admit i forgot how to write cursive. i tried to write a note recently. bill: apparently jack lew did too. listen, man, we can argue about the tax burden, about the time and you can argue about the tax burden of actually paying your darn taxes for crying out loud. but mercy, two heed. >> 6 billion hours. the gao did a study in 2005 said the inefficiency of the tax code, this is back then. the in
little knit hat on. what a dramatic finish we saw in atlanta as well. the falcons kicked a field goal with 8 seconds remaining, they defeated the seahawks 38 to 28. they squandered a 28-point lead to see seattle really make a big run at it. the tpal cans were victorious. the 49ers meet th meet the packers in the other game next sunday. bill: they were great football games showing the rest of america that that truly is america's past type. it really is america's sport. baseball can take a back seat at lease this time of year. martha: you get no argument from me on that. bill: united airlines accused of running a sham office to avoid paying millions of dollars in taxes to the city of chicago. what does the airline say about that? rick leventhal here to explain. >> reporter: it is kind of strange. we've all heard about individuals and corporations basing officers and accounts offshore or overseas to avoid paying taxes. in this case it's a dispute over the 69 miles over chicago ancic a more, illinois. according to the regional transportation authority united airlines has been operating a
for us today from atlanta, georgia. hi, jonathan. >> reporter: good morning, martha. the big problem here is sequestration. although congress has delayed the automatic spending cuts until march, they have not delayed the uncertainty surrounding defense funding. watch. just miles from fort bragg, k-2 solutions trains dogs for police and military use. and provides research and development for equipment and weaponry. but the status of new defense contracts is unclear for this company that employs 274. >> in the past seven months we submitted eight proposals. two of them have been canceled. the other ones are in limbo for up to eight months. >> reporter: this disabled army veteran is ceo of a small company that markets facial recognition technology. >> we late last fall got turned down for funding twice because they said working for the federal government was too unstable. >> reporter: some companies can survive by marketing that irservices to a wide range of civilian needs. k2 trains these dogs to find virtually any type of object, in virtually any type of environment. >> k2 solutions is gro
: that is not surprising. jonathan serrie live in atlanta. what is the latest from the cdc, jonathan? >> reporter: martha, cdc officials are telling fox news they believe this year's flu season, is probably, probably about halfway over. they emphasize probably because flu is hard to predict but they base this estimate on what they have witnessed during previous flu seasons. right now we have a map to show you of the latest statistics suggesting that 48 states are now reporting widespread influenza activity. that is up from 47 states during the previous reporting period. generally, flu activity continues to decrease here in the south but it is increasing elsewhere in the country especially out west. the latest numbers suggest this is going to turn out to be a bad flu season, particularly for the elderly. in fact, during the latest reporting period, which ended january 12th, hospitalization, hospitalization rates were up considerably for people 65 years of age and older. martha? martha: so what about the vaccine supply, what do we know about that? >> reporter: well you mentioned there was some spotty outag
of tennessee, kentucky. atlanta, georgia as well later on today. there are your ice storm warnings in the deep purpose tell -- purple. there. we could see half a inch of glaze on the roadways as well as the power lines. that could be very, very dangerous and treacherous. please be extra careful. a quick look where the pink will go across the carolinas up towards the virginias. it will mainly be a snow event north of that. unfortunately for folks that wanted the snow in new york city, not too much. we're not getting too much. martha: when is that going to happen? >> i don't know, martha. i don't know why my camera keeps moving. i'm getting seasick. my apologies. martha: you complimented the previous noaa camera move. not so one on the one that came after that. talk to you soon. great report. bill: one more thing on manti, not to obsess, we don't know when the phone recordings were made. are they old? were they recent? were this after the hoax was blown? martha: a lot of questions here. got a panel coming up. bill: more bad news for boeing's high-profile dreamliner. details what is keeping the f
dropping and then over in atlanta more than 100,000 people gathering for live entertainment and fireworks and to watch the 800-pound giant peach descend at the stroke of midnight. and over to seattle, that's where thousands turned out for a beautiful fireworks display. of course, that, the iconic needle there. and the eight-minute light show launching from the legs of the -- to the top of the 600-foot tall tower all synchronized to festive music. happy new year. rick: happy new year, everybody. well, a new year full of new rules, some of the outrageous laws that go into effect today. heather: plus, secretary clinton's recent health scare, what it could mean for her future. rick: returning now to one of our top stories. doctors treating the secretary of state, hillary clinton, expecting her to make a, quote, full recovery from a blood clot found between her blaine -- her brain and her skull. so just how serious is this, and what could it mean for the secretary's future? dr. bob is chairman of the department of medicine at newark beth israel medical center. when you and i spoke yesterday, d
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